network security


New York has introduced a cybersecurity regulation to protect the financial services industry. Fortinet explains how network security fabric can assist. [Read More]
by RSS Brian Forster  |  Mar 03, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Last month I talked about the essential nature of third-party auditing and pen testing. It's smart security policy, good business, and, more likely than not, a regulatory requirement. The problem, though, is that it tends to be pricey, time-consuming, and invasive. Fortunately, there's a solution that's free, non-invasive, and requires very little of your time: Let a security vendor do it. I know, I can hear the protests now. "I don't want to let some vendor bring their hardware and software on my network!" Or "How... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Sep 08, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
NTT Com Security, the global information security and risk management company and Fortinet, a leader in high performance cyber security solutions, have entered into a formal partnership to provide expert security advice and world-class security solutions to organizations worldwide. The partnership includes incorporating the broad range of Fortinet security solutions into NTT Com Security solutions to help protect customers across the globe, irrespective of size or sector. The new global security partnership is another step in the long-term business... [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  Jul 13, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Game of Thrones was already the most pirated TV show of 2014. 2015 isn’t shaping up much better - but there’s a bigger security story here. Game of Thrones has its share of pirates, illicit traders, and thieves. They make their way across the Narrow Sea and elsewhere with temerity throughout the series. But the show, unlike the books, has a different sort of piracy problem. And a problem with leaks worse than a Braavosi cog. Season 4 of Game of Thrones was reportedly the most pirated television show of 2014 and one of the show’s... [Read More]
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  Apr 15, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
The Premera Blue Cross hack is a reminder of the treasure trove healthcare data represents to hackers. Bank account information. Physical addresses. Email addresses. Social Security numbers. Clinical information...All exposed in the latest healthcare cyberattack. This time the target was Premera Blue Cross, a Pacific Northwest health insurer, which reported Tuesday that up to 11 million patient records had been breached. According to Premera, the breach was discovered on January 29th, the same day that Anthem Blue Cross uncovered a breach... [Read More]
by RSS Ryan Witt  |  Mar 18, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
FortiOS 5.2 is now available! Below is a collection of videos to introduce you to the updates and features of 5.2. What's New in FortiOS 5.2? This video is an overview of the new features and updates available in FortiOS 5.2, including FortiView Dashboards, ATP/NGFW Enhancements, IPsec and SSL VPN updates, unified Policy management, and more. Basic Firewall in 5.2 Creating and ordering firewall policies is fundamental to any kind of network configuration. This video provides an overview of using policy best practices when creating multiple... [Read More]
by RSS Jonah Davidson  |  Jul 07, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
(This is a continuation from last week, in which we discussed the distinction between big data and security and how they intersect. ) Most know that the there is often a big disparity between theory and reality. And nowhere is that more evident than when big data and security solutions conflict. In fact, big data concepts often translate to challenges when given practical applications. Let’s look at a few examples provided by Ryan Potter, Fortinet director of security strategy. The Challenges of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Starting... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Dec 11, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
In the following video, IT-Harvest's Richard Stiennon interviews John Maddison, Fortinet's vice president of marketing on how Fortinet views itself in the security market. Topics covered include network security performance, the depth and breadth of the company's product line and the company's technology innovation. [Read More]
by RSS Rick Popko  |  Jul 30, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Just a few years ago, the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) to work trend was just starting to give IT administrators cause for concern. Flash forward to today: BYOD has not only reached a tipping point, but is accelerating at a dizzying pace. With this momentum comes elevated fears and a torrent of threats, proven by the latest BYOD and mobility figures from research firm IDC in its Mobile Security Survey 2013. None of these statistics should come as a surprise. Mobile malware is a top concern among the majority (68 percent) of IT-controlled organizations.... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Jul 30, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications applications are working their way beyond traditional utility, traffic control and telemedicine industries, as enterprises search for ways it can benefit their businesses despite some real risks. ZDNet's Tim Lohman recently penned an article about how the automated communication of data between connected devices, M2M, is envisioned more and more by CIOs as delivering real value, cost savings and innovation in management. Lohman says now that networking equipment (a simple SIM card or RFID chip, in the case... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Jul 30, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News